Jerimiah Rieman

Executive Director

Jerimiah serves as Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Executive Director, representing the state’s county commissioners before the Wyoming State Legislature, working collaboratively with the Wyoming governor’s office and other state agencies on local government issues, and providing outreach and guidance to county leaders across the state.

Jerimiah most recently finished an eight-year stint in the office of former Governor Matt Mead, holding the positions of Director of Economic Diversification, Natural Resource Policy Director, Natural Resource Policy Advisor, and State Planning Coordinator. Before that, Rieman was Administrator and Policy and Legislative Advisor in the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

A fifth generation Wyoming native, Jerimiah grew up in Fremont County and holds a bachelor of science from the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University and a master of legal studies from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. He is also the author of Wyoming Singletrack: A Mountain Bike Trail Guide (2020).

Jerimiah and his wife are the proud parents of identical twin boys.  His family enjoys Wyoming’s great outdoors, including mountain biking, camping, fishing and skiing.

Jonathan Russell

Policy Analyst 

Jonathan serves as the Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Policy Analyst.  In this role, Jonathan assists the WCCA’s executive director and county commissioners in conducting research, analysis, and writing and coordinating comments on topics of interest while helping lay the groundwork for new policies that meet their objectives.

Prior to joining the WCCA, Jonathan worked for the Wyoming Highway Patrol where he finished his career on the governor’s security detail.  In total, he dedicated 18 years to law enforcement.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration and a master’s degree in Education.

Jonathan and his family take advantage of all the things Wyoming has to offer while especially enjoying camping, fishing, hiking and mountain biking.

Micah Christensen

Natural Resource Counsel 

Micah serves as the Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Natural Resource Counsel, supporting the State’s county commissioners on federal natural resources issues across the state, advocating for greater local involvement in federal decision-making, drafting comments on regulatory processes, representing commissioners in cooperator’s meetings and participating in litigation when necessary.

Micah is a 7th generation Wyomingite and grew up in the Bighorn Basin.  After graduating with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Law, he clerked for the Honorable Scott W Skavdahl, Chief Judge of the Federal District Court for the District of Wyoming.  Prior to joining the WCCA, Micah served as an assistant Attorney General for the State of Wyoming representing the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

Micah and his wife Erin have three children under 5.  When he is not wrangling or reading to kids, he enjoys hunting, mountain biking, and brewing beer.

Jessica Binning

Operations Director

Jessica serves as the Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Operations Director. Jessica oversees an array of operations and fiscal duties, along with office management and event planning.

Prior to joining the WCCA staff, Jessica served as the Wyoming Department of Education Federal Programs lead supervisor, and was Wyoming’s Court Supervised Treatment Programs statewide administrator. She also has several years of performing organizational development consulting services to government, private, and nonprofit organizations.

Jessica grew up in Cheyenne, and holds degrees from both the University of Wyoming and Western Governors University. She enjoys visiting and hosting friends all over the country, and most of all spending time with family.